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A Faith Shaken

I wasn’t abused by a priest, but I was betrayed. Now is the time
for voices to rise into a chorus of solidarity and rebuilding.

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Venerable Matt Talbot


Saint of the Day: Venerable Matt Talbot

Perhaps no one has done more to address the issue of alcoholism than Venerable Matt Talbot. An active alcoholic himself, he designed a program of support that has helped millions. Many are thankful.

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Catholic News Service


Christians Are Called to Serve, Not Use Others, Pope Francis Says

Christians who use others, rather than serve others, greatly harm the church, Pope Francis said.

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Minute Meditations


Minute Meditations:
Appreciate Where You Are

It seems almost against our nature to be happy where we are, and probably to a certain extent it is.

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Minute Meditations


Minute Meditations:
God Gives Us What We Need

While we all need encouragement, sometimes we may rely a bit too much on others. Maybe we’re afraid to join a gym or a support group if we can’t convince someone to go with us. 

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Border Bishops Address Different Kind of Crisis Involving Children

While the sex abuse crisis consumed the June meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore, prelates who work on the border, such as Bishop Daniel E. Flores of Brownsville, Texas, have been facing a different crisis also involving children.

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Retired Pope Benedict XVI greets cardinals before a consistory for the creation of new cardinals in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in this Feb. 22, 2014, file photo. Pope Benedict has released an article addressing the roots of the clerical sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church and how the church should respond now. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)


No More Excuses, Please

The former pope’s letter on the sex-abuse crisis detracts from any progress the Church has made.

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